The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.59% 6.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 6.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.45 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 156 104 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 93.41% 93.69% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 48
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.45 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.30% -28.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.63 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) BPMN
4 5 (35.71%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Node.js
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
8 1 (7.14%) IaaS
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories
8 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
8 1 (7.14%) PaaS

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) BPMN
3 5 (35.71%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Swim Lanes
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware